Harrisburg, PA – Hit-and-Run Accident Leads to Injuries on Union Deposit Rd
Harrisburg, PA (October 30, 2022) – Around 2:04 a.m. on Saturday morning, October 29, a hit-and-run accident with injuries took place in Harrisburg.
According to Penbrook Police Department officials, the accident happened at 3000 Union Deposit Road. Police were dispatched to the scene after receiving a call about a hit-and-run in the area. Police confirmed that a vehicle was struck by a second car, causing it to collide with a tree. The second vehicle fled the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. There were six people inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. All six were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
There were delays in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen throughout the state of Pennsylvania every year. The unfortunate truth is that car accidents have been on the rise over recent years within the state. Serious car accidents take on many forms but hit-and-run crashes are known for being some of the most severe, as drivers flee the scene without stopping. In 2015, it is estimated that over 737,100 hit-and-run accidents happened in Pennsylvania. These accidents happen due to many different reasons on our roads, such as the following:
- Driver distractions, such as texting and driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
If you have been involved in a hit-and-run accident, you have many options available for you. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times.
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to do entirely on your own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a Harrisburg car accident lawyer. For instance, what types of evidence are needed to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to bringing a claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Harrisburg personal injury lawyer.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after a serious hit-and-run accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling as you try to get back on your feet. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you protect your legal rights after a car accident that is not your fault. We will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please contact a car accident attorney in Harrisburg at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have at this time.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.